Opinion: I’m 82 years old, and Texas is hellbent on making it harder for me to vote
In the past, I’ve volunteered as a poll worker; I understand the importance of election integrity. But there’s no reason to think drop-off boxes are vulnerable to fraud: You have to show a valid ID and sign in when dropping off your ballot, and the governor has allowed poll watchers to observe in-person delivery. People sometimes point to isolated cases of voter fraud to justify aggressive, last-minute actions like Abbott’s — but those incidents are extremely rare, not evidence of systemic issues.
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